The economic liberalism proposed by the right and its candidate of the UMP
In the program of the candidate Francois Fillon (44), former head of government under the President N. Sarkozy, policies to restore economic growth and employment support mainly the companies with on the one hand a reduction in corporate tax (Income tax) from 33.33% to 25% over 5 years, and on the other hand a reduction in the cost of labor with a reduction in social security contributions and a contractual lexibility of labor (possibility to negotiate freely By convention, the working time, in which case the 39th weekly reinstatement), but also entrepreneurship (raising the ceiling of the selfentrepreneur, ..) and investment support with research tax credits. More support will be given to SMEs, new digital technologies, homebased services, particularly for the elderly, renewable energies and hybrid electric solutions. All of these tax and social bene its will be offset by an increase in consumption tax (currently 20% VAT will increase to 22%) and a sharp drop in public spending (for 2 retirements 1 would be replace; Degressivity of unemployment bene its ...). On the European side, the F. Fillon program envisages renegotiating numerous existing agreements such as the Directive on the posted workers or the reform of the Schengen agreements. (45) Possible limitations of the expected positive effects of this program could be the impoverishment of the poor and middle class due to lengthened working hours (39h and 65years) and the reduction of social aids of unemployment without an abolition of mass unemployment.